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Podcast: Did Qantas cut jobs too soon?

written by Tasha Levy | July 1, 2020
Qantas Link Boeing 717 at Brisbane Airport, RF 5K5A0580 (Rob Finlayson)

Qantas has been slammed by the TWU for not waiting for more clarity around the future of JobKeeper before announcing it will axe about 20 per cent of its staff. Is the controversial decision in the best interest of the airline and its employees?

In this episode of the Australian Aviation Podcast, hosts Phil Tarrant, Christian “Boo” Boucousis and Adam Thorn discuss Alan Joyce’s response to the criticism as well as the changes to the airline’s business lounges as domestic travel is set to ramp back up.

They touch on the latest news around Virgin’s preferred bidder, the chair’s criticism of the company’s former CEO, and REX’s talk about getting into the domestic game after begging for a bail-out just a few months ago.



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Podcast: Did Qantas cut jobs too soon? Comment

  • Alan Joyce


    I’m amazed you can taste the Qantas lounge food with the amount of ass kissing you’re doing to Qantas . Seriously cringe worthy. So much happening in Australian Aviation and all you can talk about is your heads in a trough.

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